The ship had no name of her own, so her human crew called her the Lavinia Whateley. As far as anyone could tell, she didn’t mind. At least, her long grasping vanes curled—affectionately? — when the chief engineers patted her bulkheads and called her “Vinnie,” and she ceremoniously tracked the footsteps of each crew member with her internal bioluminescence, giving them light to walk and work and live by…
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Our Drabbleclassics host this time around is Jen Fisher, who presents author Aliya Whiteley’s take on mindless marketing, the grunge rock anti-establishment, and the struggles of a young couple trying to fight a bizarre takeover, in her story “Go Beep.”
Oh, and an alternative rock recipe for crème brûlée. Enjoy!
Warning: Excessively catchy jingles.
First appeared on Drabblecast 173.
As a lead up to our Relaunch, The Drabblecast brings you a compilation of our Top 5 Drabbles and Twabbles. That’s 100-word stories and 100-character stories, for those new to the show. They might also known as “flash fiction.”
It’s a children’s book about—you guessed it—parasites! Why, you ask? Seriously, kids these days just seem too normal. With their green energy and their social awareness. Children need disturbing realities too and we figured why not illustrate that?
Fortunately for all the naive mini-adults out there, Caroline felt the same way!
How ar’ diz kidz nawt f*&ked up enuff?!
(hypothetical quote… in marginally offensive British cockney)
And so there it was, folks. The Parasite Parade was born. The audiobook and hardcover versions will be available soon through the Drabblecast Kickstarter!
Drabblecast Presents: The Parasite Parade
We dig into all the technical aspects like voice acting, sound editing and mixing, foley effects, music and more.
Preproduction? Reading? Acting? Yeah, it’s all here folks, all the blood sweat and tears that go into every production of the Drabblecast.
This Episode originally aired as part of our B-Sides paid premium content. You can subscribe for this content by signing up for our $10/month B-Sides membership!
Really, this episode speaks for itself, so enjoy: